Finn Vigeland

Puzzles edited by Will Shortz

Finn Vigeland graduated in May from the Harvard Graduate School of Design with a master’s degree in urban planning. He now works as a transportation planner in Washington. Urban planning and crossword constructing evidence a dual interest in grids. Finn sold his first puzzle to The Times in 2010 when he was 18. This will make 18 puzzles by him for the paper altogether, half of them Sundays. — W.S.

Across

1 Volcanic residue

4 Iraqi, e.g.

8 Not working today

11 Top of the Alps?

17 Singer with the 2016 No. 1 hit “Cheap Thrills”

18 Ancient Iranian

19 Something dogs may pull

20 Only musical to win Best Picture since “Oliver!” in 1968

21 Early encyclopedist credited with coining “Home is where the heart is”

24 Adjusts, as an instrument

25 Reference aids for artists

26 Children’s author Lowry

27 Nonkosher sammie

28 Tested

29 Phrase followed by “one two, one two”

32 English channel, with “the”

33 ____ Min Lee, victim in the podcast “Serial”

34 Archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean

35 Stage before pupa

36 Gchat transmissions, briefly

39 Accident-investigating org.

41 Big dealer in outdoor gear

42 Suggestion for a reading circle, informally

44 Fruit with a pit

46 Seek revenge on, in a way

47 Is a straight shooter

49 Some printer hues

51 Word after meal or before school

53 Put forward as a basis of argument

54 Takedown pieces, slangily

56 Charge (through)

58 Dryer residue

59 Dog sound

63 Sunbather in the tropics

64 Sources of weekly N.C.A.A. rankings

66 Looked at lasciviously

68 Work with feet?

69 Pretzel topping

71 Modern cousin of “Yay!”

72 Fear-inducing

73 Spanish phrase meaning “Enough is enough!”

76 “Pencils down!”

78 Huge mix-up

79 Soft-rock singer who received Kennedy Center Honors in 2016

82 Philanthropist Broad

84 Salacious stuff

85 Anonymous female, in court

86 Nurse in a bar

87 Train between N.Y.C. and Montauk

89 Crafty

90 Kind of acid

91 Inherited

94 Muffin ingredient

96 It’s rigged

97 Protein in Wheaties

99 Bygone car model that’s an anagram of GRANITE

103 Part of a diner display

104 It brings you closer to your subjects

105 “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up”

107 Mythical hunter turned into a stag

109 State bordering the Pacific

111 Establishment such as Crumbs and Whiskers or KitTea (both real!)

112 Avian diver

113 Not much

114 Convent-ional sort

115 Gets ready to pray

116 National Pizza Mo.

117 !

118 Future Ph.D.’s test

Down

1 Grp. with a pet project?

2 Buildings often outfitted with ladders

3 Lauds

4 Oscar nominee for “Gone Baby Gone,” 2007

5 Measure of virality

6 Ritalin target, for short

7 It’s full of hard-to-spell words

8 What a bitter person might try to settle

9 Retainer

10 Prez with the dog Fala

11 4-Across chief

12 All-in-one boxes

13 R.N.’s place

14 Foreign capital designed by two Americans

15 9+ for a game, e.g.

16 Program starting with the fifth year of college, informally

19 Like 100-1 odds

20 Popular gardening shoe

22 Early vintner, in the Bible

23 Music genre associated with the goth look

26 Baudelaire’s “____ Fleurs du Mal”

30 Inch along

31 The common folk

32 Picnic side dish

34 Trucker with a transmitter

35 Stuff of legends

36 Futuristic tracking device

37 “Are we done here?,” politely

38 Bust, maybe

40 Dines

42 Recycling ____

43 River mammal

45 Flow of one line of a verse to the next without pause

47 Music genre from Asia

48 Term of address from one girlfriend to another

50 IV, to III, e.g.

52 { }

55 Player of many an opera villain

57 Stun

60 Family name on a 1960s sitcom

61 Sorry

62 Bygone military punishment

64 ____ king

65 Fantasy series that inspired “Game of Thrones,” briefly

67 What the thumbs-up emoji can mean

70 Took a course?

72 Kosher ____

74 Sleekly designed

75 Flared dress type

77 Spice Girl also known as Sporty Spice

79 Bob Marley, for one

80 Liqueur often mixed with water

81 Vacancy

83 One of the Avengers

85 Fill to absolute capacity

88 For all to see, in a way

91 Koala’s tree

92 Marketing tactic

93 Australian band with the 1988 No. 1 hit “Need You Tonight”

95 “Ideas worth spreading” offshoot

97 Mistakes

98 Singular

99 Speck

100 Cleaning for military inspection

101 Happen again

102 In lockstep

104 Fervor

106 Lyft alternative

108 Nickname for a buddy

109 Bronx-born singer, familiarly

110 Bronx-born congresswoman, familiarly

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